Category Archives: St. Joseph

Quos Pompa Secli Quos Opes

This hymn was used for Vespers II on the Feast of St. Joseph in the Paris Breviary (1736). For some reason, St. Joseph was celebrated on April 20 rather than March 19 in the Paris Breviary. However, March 19 is … Continue reading

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Matris Intactæ Venerande Coniux

This hymn was used for Lauds on the Feast of St. Joseph in the Paris Breviary (1736). For some reason, St. Joseph was celebrated on April 20 rather than March 19 in the Paris Breviary. However, March 19 is listed … Continue reading

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Regum Progenies Isacidum Decus

This hymn was used for Vespers I and Nocturns on the Feast of St. Joseph in the Paris Breviary (1736). For some reason, St. Joseph was celebrated on April 20 rather than March 19 in the Paris Breviary. However, March … Continue reading

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To All, Who Would Holily Live

According to Fr. Caswall, this comes from the Responsory of St. Joseph. An indulgence was attached to its recitation by His Holiness, Pope Pius VII in 1804. Refrain: To all, who would holily live, To all, who would happily die, … Continue reading

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Quicunque Sanus Vivere

According to Fr. Caswall, this comes from the Responsory of St. Joseph. An indulgence was attached to its recitation by His Holiness, Pope Pius VII in 1804. Refrain: Quicunque sanus vivere, Cursumque vitæ claudere In fine lætus expetit, Opem Iosephi … Continue reading

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Aurora Solis Nuntia

This hymn is used for Lauds for the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker in both Forms. Aurora, solis nuntia Florumque mensi prævia, Fabri sonoram malleo Domum salutat Nazaræ. Salve, caput domesticum, Sub quo supremus Artifex, Sudore salso roridus, Exercet … Continue reading

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Te Pater Ioseph

This hymn is used for Matins/Office of Readings for the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker in both Forms. Te, pater Ioseph, opifex colende, Nazaræ felix latitans in umbra, Vocibus magnis animisque plenis Nocte canemus. Regiam stirpem tenuemque victum Mente … Continue reading

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